10 October 2022, 09:30 - 12:00


R300 PP 2 CPDs



The unfolding mental health challenges of COVID-19 and beyond

Presented by:

Clare Chester

Lecturer and Supervisor at Cornerstone Institute Psychology Faculty

Hosted by:

The Department of Psychology, Cornerstone Institute

About the presenter

Clare Chester (M.Soc.Sci.) is a Counselling Psychologist who has been in practice for over 23 years and lectured for 11 years. During the course of the last 11 years, Clare has sought to innovate her delivery of academic content, incorporating different visual elements. This has taken her on a journey into many different modes of content delivery aimed to enhance the learning experience. Prior to teaching at Cornerstone Institute, she worked in private practice, taught at a number of private tertiary Institutions, and worked for Durban University of Technology as a Senior Psychologist.

Clare Chester

Lecturer and Supervisor at Cornerstone Institute Psychology Faculty


  • To explore the mental health challenges that COVID-19 may continue to present in the coming years, to the South African population in manner that prepares current and future mental health professionals
  • To provide practical strategies to manage some of these challenges, both for clients and practitioners



To pre-emptively prepare mental health professions and students for the anticipated mental health challenges post-pandemic


To proactively consider strategies in Psychology that will address the disproportionate access to mental health care in a South African context

Please note that CPD points are with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

Spaces are limited please book early to avoid disappointment, for further information email: or call Gabrielle Williams at (021) 448 0050

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